Anyone using Arista 7280R as edge router?

Jörg Kost jk at
Sat Apr 15 00:51:15 UTC 2017


maybe biased but most obvious for the MLXE: Replace the MLXE linecard 
with a BR-MLX-10GX10-X2 (can be upgraded to 20 ports later) and run 


On 14 Apr 2017, at 21:51, David Hubbard wrote:

> Hey all, have some Brocade MLXe’s that can no longer handle a full 
> v4 and v6 route table while also having VRF support (dumb CAM profile 
> limitations in the software).  Mine don’t do anything fancy; just 
> BGP to a few upstream peers and OSPF/OSPFv3 to the inside, management 
> VRF, some ACL’s.  I’m looking at the ASR9001 with add-on ports 
> since I need (10) 10gig.  However, I’ve also been running some 
> Arista 7280SE’s for the past 18 months with no issues, and they want 
> me to consider their 7280R since it would give me more ports, in 
> addition to some higher speed ports, which would be nice if I ever 
> want to upgrade some of our peering to 40 or 100gig.

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